Joshua Yaffa

Dmitry Kiselev Is Redefining the Art of Russian Propaganda
July 01, 2014

Nobody exploits basic human insecurity and fear quite like Putin's favorite TV host.

The Perfect Show-Trial for the Putin Era
June 24, 2013

The trial of the Moscow protesters begins today. There's little doubt about how it will end.

The Indignity of Labor
February 28, 2012

The twisted, uncomfortable brilliance of Gulag Boss, both as a historical document and as a piece of literature, is created by reducing the sprawling,